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I Am So Anxious And Nervy

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    A Wonderful Life Ripped Apart

    Ok, here we go.....My life was good, I had a great job working alongside adults with learning difficulties, I had divorced a violent husband , had both kids with me, a nice car, my horse and a fantastic social life, what could posibily go wrong? It was August Bank Holiday 2...
    annie61 annie61 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    I'm worried and anxious about high school and everything. I can't do this.
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    I'm worried and anxious about high school and everything. I can't do this.
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    August 23. Self Care. "When will we become lovable? When will we feel safe? When will we get all the protection, nurturing, and love we so richly deserve? We will get it when we...
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    Someone please help me...please... I moved to Colorado for college and I am home sick and confused, anxious and depressed. And I tried calling my parents begging to come home and...
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    Hello, About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with depression, though I would say I have been depressed for a few months it has really got me to a point where I need to write this...
    guethary guethary 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    August 29. Owning Our Energy. "Learn to keep your energy inside." —From Women, Sex, and Addiction, Charlotte Davis Kasl, Ph.D. For many reasons, we may have mastered the art...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 29

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    I'm in my 4th year of university and I'll be spending this academic year on exchange in Singapore. I'm due to move there at the start of next week and my excitement has just turned...
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    I just saw someone else having this same problem yesterday. I need to make a phone call but my heart is pounding. I know the people on the other end will be nice, and it won't be a...
    MasqueradeWaltz MasqueradeWaltz 22-25, F Sep 3

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    I feel trapped, alone, confused, anxious, powerless, and so much more. People use me, they make **** up about me...and I didn't even do anything! Everything that I normally love to...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    August 17. Healing Thoughts. Think healing thoughts. When you feel anger or resentment, ask God to help you feel it, learn from it, and then release it. Ask Him to bless those...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I don't know what to think or do anymore. I am so depressed and always on the verge of tears or having seizures from the stress. I want to run and not tell anyone where I am going...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm destroyed! Ill give you an example. Imagine a mom and dad putting seeds in the ground to "grow" a beautiful plant. as the plant grows they start to forget about the plant. They...
    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    First the anger, then the sadness, then the blankness. What a fun roller coaster ride of emotions ....
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F Aug 18

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    August 18. Valuing this Moment. "Detachment involves present moment living - living in the here and now. We allow life to happen instead of forcing and trying to control it. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 18

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    August 19. Letting Go of Shame. Shame is that dark, powerful feeling that holds us back. Yes, shame can stop us from acting inappropriately. But many of us have learned to attach...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 19

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    August 20. Honesty in Relationships. We can be honest and direct about our boundaries in relationships and about the parameters of a particular relationship. Perhaps no area of...
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    August 21. Detaching in Relationships. When we first become exposed to the concept of detachment, many of us find it objectionable and questionable. We may think that detaching...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 21

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    August 22. Responsibility for Family Members. "I can still remember my mother clutching her heart, threatening to have a heart attack and die, and blaming it on me...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 22

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    some are hidden by long sleeves and baggy sweatshirts, behind bloodshot eyes and stale breath written in light graphite on crinkled sheets in shoe-boxes, therapy sessions and 2 am...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F Aug 23

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    August 24. Step Eight. "Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all." —Step Eight of Al-Anon The Eighth Step is not meant to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 24

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    August 25. Willing to Make Amends. The Eighth Step is talking about a change of heart, a healing change. This attitude can begin a great chain of repair and healing in our...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 25

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    August 26. Making Amends. "Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others." —Step Nine of Al-Anon When we make amends...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 26

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    August 27. Procrastination. Procrastination - not acting when the time is right - is a self-defeating behavior. It produces anxiety, guilt, disharmony, and a nagging consciousness...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 27

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    Okay you know **** is real when your buying textbooks for school today, and haven't done any summer reading. FML INDEED
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Hello, I am a girl and I am a dreamer i have always believed firmly on every dream I had and am ready to give everything for them. I have seen my dreams die last year when my 4...
    Blackangel4u Blackangel4u 22-25, F Aug 27

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    August 28. Taking Care of Ourselves on the Job. It's okay to take care of ourselves on the job. It is not only okay - it is necessary. Taking care of ourselves on the job means...
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    -----WARNING---- Do not read this if you are against gay people, don't want to read about self harm, or want to offer completely unhelpful feedback. Please. ------------ I'm really...
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    August 30. Accepting Our Best. We don't have to do it any better than we can - ever. Do our best for the moment, and then let it go. If we have to redo it, we can do our best in...
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    I had enough , its too much
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    Hard to understand others around me and what they truly want from me.
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    A girl who’s left within the world Who tries to speak and tries to lead Who’s going to be the sideway act- Who tells the girl that there’s no need? Her wrists are bound by a...
    reachforme18 reachforme18 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    September 1. Patience. Sometimes we get what we want right away. At other times, we wonder if our desires will ever be fulfilled. We will be fulfilled in the best way possible...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 1

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    September 2. Detaching with Love with Children. "It's one thing to let go of my husband and let him suffer the consequences. But how do I let go of my children? Isn't it different...
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    I'm thinking about all the things I need to do tomorrow, which actually isn't very much. It's stressing me out and I feel less and less like sleeping. But I need to be ready for...
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    September 3. Word Power. "I know I'm controlling, but so is my husband. Possibly more controlling than I am. Each time I set out to leave him, each time I started to walk away...
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    I hate being at unfamiliar places.
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    September 4. Finding Direction. "I used to spend so much time reacting and responding to everyone else that my life had no direction. Other people's lives, problems, and wants set...
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    Well It sucks!! I asked the girl that I have a crush on. I ask her out to go to a movie with me and she said "Ow Sure" And after getting all the details on that movie, the price...
    jayperez89 jayperez89 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    This exact title. I don't quite know what to do or how to cope anymore. All my bf cares about is going out with the lads, god knows what they get up to-I just have to wait up for...
    bubbles123xxx bubbles123xxx 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    September 5. Step Ten. "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it." —Step Ten of Al Anon Once we have worked our way to this Step, we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 5

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    September 6. The Good in Step Ten. Step Ten says: "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it." It does not suggest that we ignore what is...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 6

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